All SCARF sponsored studies

You can read about how AKCCHF approves grant proposals at http://www.akcchf.org/research/application-process/.

You can read about how MAF approves grant proposals at https://www.morrisanimalfoundation.org/dogs

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Funded Research Grants (2015)

AKC CANINE HEALTH FOUNDATION OAK GRANTS

MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION GRANTS

Funded Research Grants (2013)

AKC CANINE HEALTH FOUNDATION OAK GRANTS

MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION GRANTS

Funded Research Grants (2012)

AKC CANINE HEALTH FOUNDATION GRANTS

MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION GRANTS

Funded Research Grants (2011)

  • AKCCHF grant #01670-A (closed): Pinpointing the causal mutation(s) underlying a genome-wide association signal for hereditary cataract in Northern breeds. Sally L Ricketts, PhD, Animal Health Trust [$2000]

Funded Research Grants (2010)

AKC CANINE HEALTH FOUNDATION GRANTS

  • AKCCHF Grant #01272 (closed): Isolation and Characterization of Canine Induced Pluripotential Stem Cells (iPS). Jorge A Piedrahita, PhD, North Carolina State University [$2500] [publication]

  • AKCCHF Grant #01415 (closed): Development of Anti-IgE Peptide for Treatment of Canine Allergy. Bruce Hammerberg, DVM PhD, North Carolina State University [$2500]

  • AKCCHF Grant #01421 (closed): Genomic Resources for the Control of Canine Pyoderma. Stephen A Kania, PhD, University of Tennessee [$2500] [publication]

  • AKCCHF Grant #01484 (closed): Identification and Characterization of a Canine Derived Single Chain Antibody that Binds and Neutralizes Canine VEGF. Nicola J Mason, BVetMed, PhD, University of Pennsylvania [$2500]

  • AKCCHF Grant #01494-A (open): Comparison of the level of expression of P-glycoprotein in lymph nodes and peripheral blood lymphocytes in canine lymphoma patients. Bonnie L Boudreaux, DVM, Louisiana State University [$1000 from AKCCHF donor advised fund]

MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION GRANTS

  • MAF Grant D09CA-082 (discontinued): Potential Drug Therapy for Lymphoma [$3000]

    • This study has been discontinued by the researcher due to the undesirable effects on the patient. SCARF has re-directed this funding to another study.
  • MAF Grant D09CA-029: Determining Risk Factors for Lymphoma. Dr. Lauren A. Trepanier, University of Wisconsin

    • Scarf has re-directed the funds from D09CA-082 to this study.
  • MAF Grant D10CA-016 (open): Investigating a Noninvasive, At-home Diagnostic Technique for Gastrointestinal Disorders. Pedro L Boscan, DVM PhD, Colorado State University [$3000] [Study update]

  • MAF Grant D10CA-060 (closed): Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of a Drug to Control Epilepsy in Dogs. Dawn Merton Boothe, DVM PhD, Auburn University [$3000]

  • MAF Grant D10CA-801A: Evaluating Treatment for Vision Problems in Diabetic Dogs [$3000]

OTHER GRANTS

Funded Research Grants (2009)

Funded Research Grants (2008)

Funded Research Grants (2007)

Funded Research Grants (2006)

  • AKCCHF Grant #00305 (closed): Histocompatibility Alleles Conferring Susceptibility to Canine Diabetes, Immune-Mediated Thyroiditis and Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia. Wayne Potts, PhD, University of Utah. [Additional funding $1250]

  • AKCCHF Grant #00372 (closed): The Establishment of Breed-Specific Reference Intervals for Thyroid Hormones. Rebecca L Davies, PhD; Sheila Torres, DVM MS PhD DACVD. [Additional funding $7348] [publication] [publication]

  • AKCCHF Grant # 00610 (closed): Evaluation of Genetic Markers for Diabetes Mellitus in Samoyed and Australian Terrier Dogs. Rebecka S Hess, DVM DACVIM, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. [$10,000]

Funded Research Grants (2005)

Funded Research Grants (2002)

Funded Research Grants (2001)

  • AKCCHF Grant #02277 (closed): Identification of the Genetic Cause or Causes for Cataracts in Several Breeds. George J Brewer MD, University of Michigan. [$3000]

Funded Research Grants (prior to 2001)

  • AKCCHF Grant #01637 (closed): Identification of DNA Marker(s) for Cataracts in Purebred Dogs, with Emphasis on the Breeds Alaskan Malamute, Siberian Husky, and Samoyed. Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan, PhD, Michigan State University. [$11,674.50]

  • AKCCHF Grant #01836 (closed): Identifying the Genetic Cause of Canine Hip Dysplasia. George J Brewer MD, University of Michigan. [$2000]